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01/19/19 7:00 pm
Eusebius, born just a few years after Fabian's death, tells us how Fabian came to Rome after Pope Anteros died in 236. A layperson, and not a very ...Read More
01/18/19 7:00 pm
Fillan, son of Feriach and St. Kentigerna, was also known as Foelan. He became a monk in his youth and accompanied his mother from Ireland to ...Read More
01/17/19 7:00 pm
Bishop of Tours, France. A senator at Tours, he was initially married, supposedly to a most unpleasant wife. Named bishop of the city in 488, he was ...Read More
01/19/19 3:28 pm
'Protecting the life of the unborn children is the pre-eminent human rights issue of our time, not only because of the sheer magnitude of the numbers but because abortion attacks the sanctuary of life, the family.'
The post US: Chair of USCCB Pro-Life Committee Asks for Prayers to end Abortion appeared first on ZENIT - English.Read More
01/18/19 7:28 pm
In Wake of Bombing at National Police School
The post Colombia: Bishops Deplore Terrorism and Violence appeared first on ZENIT - English.Read More
01/18/19 12:20 pm
Note Breakdown of May Civil and Military Functions
The post Central African Bishops Charge UN Not Protecting Civilians appeared first on ZENIT - English.Read More
01/18/19 9:10 pm
IMAGE: CNS photo/Tyler OrsburnBy Julie AsherWASHINGTON (CNS) -- Those who stand up for the dignity of life in all its stages and want to see this respect for all life enshrined once again in U.S. law have a friend in the Pence family and the Trump administration, Vice President Mike Pence told the March for Life crowd on the National Mall Jan. 18.
Pence and second lady Karen Pence were a surprise addition to the roster of speakers at the rally, and after his remarks, the vice president introduced a videotaped message by President Donald Trump, which also was unexpected.Read More
01/18/19 8:00 pm
IMAGE: CNS photo/Gregory A. ShemitzBy Mark ZimmermannWASHINGTON (CNS) -- They came from near and far, and even from Down Under, united in prayer and in standing together for life at the Archdiocese of Washington's annual Youth Rally and Mass for Life, held Jan. 18 at the Capital One Arena in Washington.
The estimated crowd of 18,000 came from the Washington area and from across the country and were joined by young adults from Sydney on their way to World Youth Day in Panama.Read More
01/18/19 6:50 pm
IMAGE: CNS photo/Leah Millis, ReutersBy WASHINGTON (CNS) -- A report published Jan. 17 says the number of immigrant children separated from their parents at the border last year is unknown and the number given out by government officials at the end of 2018, saying that 2,737 children were separated, is not accurate. The number may be much higher.
The separations officially reported were those that took place between July and November 2018, when then-U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced what he called a zero tolerance policy, which meant that undocumented migrant parents caught crossing the border with their children would risk being separated from them. After some lawsuits were filed and much public outcry, the policy was reversed.Read More